October 11, 2021

All The Photos From Warren County's Annual Ohio Sauerkraut Festival This Weekend

Nothing says fun like fermentation! Just a short drive away from Cincinnati is Waynesville, Ohio, home to the 51st-annual Ohio Sauerkraut Festival: an entire weekend devoted to everyone's favorite German cabbage. Started in 1970, the first fest served 528 pounds of sauerkraut to about 1,500 guests. Today, guests — of which there are approximately 350,000 — eat about 11,000 pounds of sauerkraut over the weekend. And how can they ingest so much 'kraut, you ask? Well, more than 30 different food booths are offering creative takes on the dish, ranging from sauerkraut-topped bratts and reubens to sauerkraut brownies and the fan-favorite "German sundae," potatoes topped with cheese, bacon, sour cream, sauerkraut and a green olive.
10/10/2021
Photos by Adam Doty

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It would not be the Ohio Sauerkraut Festival without Sauerkraut Pizza
Adam Doty

It would not be the Ohio Sauerkraut Festival without Sauerkraut Pizza

Thousands of people flocked to Waynesville Ohio for the 2021 Ohio Sauerkraut Festival.
Adam Doty

Thousands of people flocked to Waynesville Ohio for the 2021 Ohio Sauerkraut Festival.

All The Photos From Warren County's Annual Ohio Sauerkraut Festival This Weekend
Adam Doty

Hinton Apiaries offers a wide variety of honey and beeswax products
Adam Doty

Hinton Apiaries offers a wide variety of honey and beeswax products

All The Photos From Warren County's Annual Ohio Sauerkraut Festival This Weekend
Adam Doty

All The Photos From Warren County's Annual Ohio Sauerkraut Festival This Weekend
Adam Doty

A "German Sundae" is one of the most popular foods at the festival
Adam Doty

A "German Sundae" is one of the most popular foods at the festival

All The Photos From Warren County's Annual Ohio Sauerkraut Festival This Weekend
Adam Doty

All The Photos From Warren County's Annual Ohio Sauerkraut Festival This Weekend
Adam Doty

All The Photos From Warren County's Annual Ohio Sauerkraut Festival This Weekend
Adam Doty